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n.1.(Anc. Hist.) A short sword or saber.
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First record of three species namely Gerres filamentosus (Gerres acinaces and Gerres lucidus of Gerreids (Pisces: Perciformes) from the Jaffina, Lagoon, Sri Lanka were discussed by Shutharsan and Sivashanthini, [14].
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corpori Cyri] dare volebat inferias), Yardley writes of Alexander 'wishing to pay funeral honours to the corpse of Cyrus', but inferiae means 'sacrifices to the dead.' At 1.31: Alexander found an acinaces in Cyrus' grave.